Originally Posted by wdeerfield
we're getting off topic here.
i would look to get something even more narrow if you are to drive in a lot of snow, a 205/50/17 would be better than a 225/45/17
Not substantially. And a size 50 may not fit properly by being too tall. The extra 1" width of snow tire biting into the snow, at these widths, offsets any weight-distribution anomalies you would see between a 205-to-225 width.